Get the answers you need on self-managed at home abortions.
While skipping the abortion clinic and ordering online may look like an easy, stress-free, safe option, we’re here to help you understand the risks involved, what not to do, the information you need to know ahead of time, what to expect, and what to do if things go wrong at home.
Your best first step is an ultrasound to confirm a viable intrauterine pregnancy and rule out an ectopic pregnancy, which can be life-threatening. An ultrasound can also tell you how far along you are. This information can determine how many pills are needed to terminate the pregnancy.
Book a cost-free consultation and ultrasound appointment. No insurance is needed and same-day appointments are often available.
After both doses of medication have been taken you can expect bleeding and cramping to start between one and four hours after taking the second pill.
Other side effects and risks of a medical abortion include but are not limited to:
Before an abortion, it’s important to talk to a medical professional about your health history and what to do in the event of an allergic reactions to the medication which can be fatal. In states that have been measuring the side-effects, reported complications from the abortion pill have increased in the past several years.
The abortion pill comes with a black box label, which is the highest level of caution assigned by the FDA. Taking the abortion pill without seeing a doctor or having an ultrasound is never recommended. The side effects range from unpleasant (cramping, bleeding, nausea, headache, fever) to life-threatening (sepsis, rupturing of the uterus, undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy, and more). Due to lack of regulations and unsafe medications, the FDA also issued a warning not to order pills by mail.
We put you and your safety first and we’d never recommend an unsafe option.
However, if you’ve already ordered pills, we can still provide you with an ultrasound to confirm how far along you are. This information can determine how many pills that are required to complete an abortion.
We believe women deserve to get answers and services from a place that does not profit from their choice. While we do not refer for or provide abortion services, we can give you the answers you need to make an informed choice. Call us today to get started.
Abiding Care Center does not provide or refer for abortions.
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